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Vinay Pillay


Manager [Agile Consultant/Coach], capgemini

Location: Mumbai/Maharashtra/India


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Groups I belong to

Agile Pune



Vinay Pillay has around 11 years of experience in IT industry.6 year as a software developer, 3 years as Scrum Master and around 2 years as Agile coach.My agile journey started much before then I was trained officially as a scrum master,enjoyed the new role as I felt very connected to it.I was quite enthralled after I finished my CSM class . I pursued my agile journey with lot of passion and energy. As a scrum master my key achievment was creating a cross functional and self organizing team.Over the period of time I attended Agile user group meet- ups, Regional scrum gathering, Global Scrum Gathering,CSP retreat , Agile coaching retreat and through lots of conversations, discussions, readings and practical experience I enhanced my agile capability.I also got certified as CSPO.I was presented with a token of appreciation(Sheaffer Pen and an appreciation letter)by Senior corporate Vice President of Capgemini for talking on Agile in Capgemini's Event for Engagement managers. I have also received multiple appreciation mail from client for coaching the team. Presently I am self-learning DevOps through Linux Academy. My Favourite Books: Succeeding with Agile -Mike Cohn, Five Dysfunctions of a team -Patrick Lencioni, Coaching Agile Team - Lysa Adkins. Influenced by: Pete Deemer, Peter stevens, Madhur kathuria , Suresh Konduru, Kamlesh Ravlani

Work experience

Capgemini, Agile Coach
January 2016 - Present, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Senior Consultant Reporting to the Senior Manager, working as a part of a 5 members team, functioning as Agile Consultant / Agile Coach, supporting customer engagements, facilitating clients in identifying opportunities to start Agile project, assessing gaps, conducting Agile Maturity Assessment for key accounts and coaching agile team. Imparting Agile training to the senior leadership, accounts and project team, providing coaching, monitoring performance and ensuring next level growth. As an agile coach, I have coached agile team on sprint planning ,Daily Stand-up, Estimation using planning poker,Sprint Review and Sprint retrospective. During my tenure as an Agile coach I have received multiple appreciation mail from client and Capgemini management

Polaris, Team Lead
August 2011 - September 2014, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Worked as aScrum Master from Mumbai location.Facilitated daily stand-up meeting, Sprint Planning,Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective meeting. Also coached team on pair programming and self-organization.


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